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Lewis Hamilton's boss Toto Wolff backs him over Floyd views

Mercedes Formula 1 boss Toto Wolff has backed Lewis Hamilton for speaking out on racism and diversity following the civil unrest in the United States. Hamilton said on Tuesday that he was “completely overcome with rage” at events following George Floyd’s death. Wolff said: “Lewis is a supporter of minorities. I learned a lot from him. “He asked me once: ‘Have you ever had the active thought that you are

Barcelona boss Quique Setien reveals his desire to coach Neymar

‘I would be delighted, how would I not be?’: Barcelona boss Quique Setien wants to coach Neymar at the Nou Camp – and admits Lautaro Martinez ‘would be very good in this team’ ahead of summer swoop for the Inter Milan striker Barcelona coach Quique Setien has admitted he would love to coach Neymar  Setien was questioned about the Nou Camp side’s three key targets this summer  The 61-year-old also

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick signs new contract with German giants

Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick signs new contract with German giants at head office as manager puts pen to paper on deal until 2023 Hansi Flick agreed a new deal with Bayern Munich back at the start of April   That has now been made official and he signed the new contract on Thursday  Flick joined Bayern as Nico Kovac’s assistant in July last year and then took helm  He impressed

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta backs David Luiz to make switch to coaching

‘He has the attributes, knowledge and experience’: Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta backs David Luiz to make a successful switch to management as he reveals Brazilian defender has ‘started doing his coaching badges already’ Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has backed David Luiz to be successful as a coach The Brazilian has been a mainstay in Arsenal’s defence since Arteta took charge  In a revealing Q&A, Arteta revealed Luiz has ambitions to

Roma boss Paulo Fonseca heaps praise on loanee Chris Smalling

‘He’s an extraordinary guy, very intelligent… I would like him to stay’: Roma boss Paulo Fonseca heaps praise on Manchester United loanee Chris Smalling after defender’s impressive season in Serie A Roma boss Paulo Fonseca is keen to make Chris Smalling’s loan deal permanent  He has described the Englishman as ‘an extraordinary guy, very intelligent’ Smalling is on loan from Manchester United, who value him at £25million  Chris Smalling has

Coronavirus: RFU boss Bill Sweeney says crisis will change rugby union

The coronavirus crisis has shown the need for a radical overhaul of rugby union on a global scale, says RFU boss Bill Sweeney. With unions and clubs thrown into financial turmoil, Sweeney believes the pandemic has highlighted the “fault lines” that exist in the game. He says greater co-operation will lead to a more prosperous sport. “I really do believe that coming out of this you will see a different

FIA boss Jean Todt says he struck secret deal with old team Ferrari

FIA boss and former Ferrari CEO Jean Todt struck a secret deal with his old team over their allegedly illegal engine Jean Todt told Formula One teams he took the decision to strike a settlement The FIA president says he struck a secret deal with Ferrari over their engine A letter, seen by Sportsmail, shows Todt’s involvement in the ‘cheating’ scandal FIA president and former Ferrari CEO Jean Todt has

Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane admits responsibility for Betis defeat

‘We lacked everything… It was our worst game of the season’: Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane laments shock loss to Betis as he admits: ‘I’m the one responsible’ Real Madrid lost 2-1 to Betis on Sunday in a huge blow to their LaLiga title hopes  They are now two points behind Barcelona despite beating them 2-0 last week  Manager Zinedine Zidane accepted responsibility for the disappointing defeat He said Real

Former Virgin airline boss to fill Rugby Australia board seat

Virgin Blue co-founder and Tasmanian AFL Taskforce boss Brett Godfrey is set to take a seat at the Rugby Australia board table after winning over the nominations committee and Super Rugby boards. As the jostling continues ahead of RA's annual general meeting on March 30, Super Rugby sources told The Sydney Morning Herald Godfrey would be nominated ahead of former Ten boss and Magellan deputy chair Hamish McLennan in a

United boss Solskjaer looking to continue fine Big Six form vs City

Manchester United have won 14 points against the Big Six this season, a record only bettered by Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool… but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer must learn from their Carabao Cup embarrassment if they are to upset the odds and beat fierce rivals City Manchester United host rivals Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday United go into the match in fifth-place, while their ‘noisy neighbours’ are second Ole Gunnar